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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
von Rahden, BH; Stein, HJ 
Title:
Staging and treatment of advanced esophageal cancer. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To evaluate the recent developments in treatment of advanced esophageal cancer since January 2004. RECENT FINDINGS: Today's stage-adjusted treatment of advanced esophageal cancers requires a meticulous diagnostic work-up. The use of standard staging tools (endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, computed tomography) is increasingly supplemented with additional use of positron emission tomography with fluoro-desoxyglucose. Positron emission tomography with fluoro-desoxyglucose improv...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Opin Gastroenterol 
Year:
2005 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
472-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0267-1379 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik